State pension age: Could you get extra £4,500 per year? Attendance Allowance explained

This payment is known as the Attendance Allowance, and the government website says the payment “helps with extra costs if you have a disability severe enough that you need someone to help look after you”. The payment is paid at two different rates. How much a person gets depends on the level of care that they are deemed to need because of their More...

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By admin On Sunday, November 17th, 2019

What's it like to be mortgage free? Homeowners on what paying off mortgage meant for them

Mortgages are something many homeowners have, however that’s not to say that they are unable to ponder what it is like to be without the regular outgoing. That was the case for one Mumsnet user, who asked More...

By admin On Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Tesco Clubcard Plus: Should you pay monthly cost for savings and deals? New card EXPLAINED

For the first time, a UK supermarket has launched a loyalty subscription service. Under the Clubcard Plus scheme, customers pay monthly for the service. So what do customers get in return? Subscribers to More...

By admin On Friday, November 15th, 2019

Pension warning: Over 50s 'facing £135k pension shortfall' for moderate retirement

Simon Stanney, equity release, marketing director at SunLife said: “According to our research, just 9 percent of people in their 50s are confident they have enough in savings, investments and pensions to fund More...

By admin On Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Not yet state pension age? How to check if you can still get a free bus pass

Now, the age at which a person can claim the state pension whatever their sex is continuing to rise, with it set to reach age 66 in October 2020 ahead of further increases to 67 and further plans for 68. Currently, More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Pound euro exchange rate steady as weak UK inflation fans Bank of England rate cut fears

The data left investors cautious, with weakening inflation heightening fears of a rate cut from the Bank of England (BoE) after two BoE policymakers voted to cut rates just last week. Howard Archer, an Economist More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Pound euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR muted as UK labour market slows ahead of election

On Tuesday, data revealed that while the UK unemployment rate fell back to 3.8 per cent, the lowest level since 1975, the number of people in work slumped by around 58,000. This was the largest drop in employment More...

By admin On Monday, November 11th, 2019

Bitcoin price tumbles – Cryptocurrency falls by $400 overnight

It seems a far cry from the bullish sentiment being felt across the board two weeks ago when BTC rocketed from the depths of $7,350 before smashing its way through the first psychological barrier of $9,000 and More...

By admin On Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Benefit payments Christmas date changes: When will you receive Universal Credit & others?

Key dates for payment date changes over Christmas UNIVERSAL CREDIT Universal Credit payments are usually made monthly, except in Scotland where some receive two payments a month. The benefit, which replaced More...

By admin On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

State pension: How much is full new state pension in the UK? What amount can you claim?

The state pension is a sum of money paid by the government to those eligible to claim the amount once they reach their state pension age. The state pension age itself is rising, meaning some people will wait More...